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Choose the Wallet account address you share with a community
jorge-campo
on Apr 17, 2024

When you join a community, you share one or more of your Status Wallet addresses. This action confirms you have the tokens for token-gated communities or channels and lets you participate in airdrops or fulfil a management role.

No matter which type of community you want to join, you must share at least one Wallet account address (or address, for short) with the community's control node. If you have only one address, it's automatically selected when joining the community and you can't unselect this address.

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The addresses you share are stored in the community's control node and never revealed to the community owner or members. However, the community owner might discover the address and owner indirectly.

  • You choose the Wallet account address you share with a community when you join it. You can change this address at any time.
  • Consider creating dedicated addresses for specific communities to protect your security and privacy.
  • To maintain access to a token-gated community or channel, you must share the address with the required tokens at all times.
  • When you join a community the Status app selects the role (member, admin or TokenMaster) with more privileges based on the tokens you own. You can change your role by sharing a different address.
  • Your community role might change depending on the tokens you hold on the shared address. For example, if you share an address with the TokenMaster token, you become a TokenMaster. If you unselect an address with administration tokens, you lose your admin role and become a member.

  1. 1
    From the tab bar, tap
    Communities
    .
  2. 2
    Long-press the community where you want to change the wallet address and select
    Edit shared addresses
    .
  3. 3
    To update the addresses for your community permissions, select
    You're a Member/Admin/TokenMaster
    . To update the address you share for airdrops, select
    For airdrops
    .
  4. 4
    In the
    Addresses for permissions
    screen, check or uncheck the boxes next to the addresses. Optionally, turn on the
    Share all current and future addresses
    toggle.
  5. 5
    In the
    Address for airdrop
    screen, choose your preferred airdrop address. You can only choose one address for airdrops.
  6. 6
    You can preview your change in the Status app before you confirm it. To confirm your change, tap the available option:
    OptionResult
    Confirm changesUpdates the address you share, potentially downgrading your role (for example, from TokenMaster to member) or restricting access to token-gated channels
    Slide to update addresses
    Updates the address you share, potentially upgrading your role (for example, from member to admin) or granting access to token-gated channels
    Leave communityYou stop sharing the necessary tokens for community membership and leave the community
    Cancel requestCancels the join request you previously sent to the community owner
  7. 7
    If necessary, confirm the changes with your password, biometrics or Keycard, or tap
    Back
    to discard them.
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Your changes take effect immediately.